College of Law
With the significant resources of a major research university, the expertise of world-renowned faculty members, and a variety of special program opportunities, the College of Law consistently ranks among the top law schools in the country and among the top 10 public law schools.
Backed by the prestigious reputation of the University of Illinois, the College of Law resides on the University's flagship Urbana-Champaign campus. Established in 1897, the College was a charter member of the Association of American Law Schools, and was home of the founding chapter of the law honor society now known as the Order of the Coif. The College has specialized expertise in the areas of business and commercial law, employment law, environmental law, intellectual property law, international and comparative law, public interest law, and taxation law.
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(2017-11-27)Constitutional review, the idea that adjudicators have the authority to invalidate laws or governmental actions that conflict with the constitution, has spread around the world over the past two centuries. However, there ...
(2017-10-24)The purpose of this research is to make proposals to the World Trade Organization (i.e., the WTO) rules to address the problem of granting advantages to state-owned enterprises (SOEs). SOEs tend to receive various advantages, ...
(2017-11-28)Using data from Indiana, I investigate the functioning of two health care quality assurance mechanisms: medical malpractice (“med mal”) claiming, and the physician licensing/disciplinary system. In the mid-1970s, Indiana ...
(2017-04-21)This dissertation deals with rivers that cross national boundaries and with the international law that applies to them. It takes a critical look at that law, drawing upon normative standards that value justice among all ...
(2015-07-17)This is a law and economics study trying to analyze China’s current law and policy about landownership. During its fast industrialization and urbanization process, it is widely believed that China has been suffering from ...